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you know. it's not easy to go to another country you know nothing about the wife of a felon and do this because we can't stay venezuela. closely global news that matters. made for martin's. every bit of. this news africa coming up in the next fifteen minutes the african union's ultimatum says the done the proceeds of breaking in the country. gives the military transition council fifteen days to install a civilian government. kicked out of the block. and i always human nature live together in strange harmony you will need the men to pull uganda. why no women are allowed to. then what's good nigerians.
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be asked is tracking on the comedy scene. i'm christine want to welcome news africa i'm glad you did the military in sudan is facing an ultimatum from the african union to hand over power to civilian government in just two weeks all face expulsion from the regional group mass prosess in the country forced the army to remove president obama from power last week but protesters occupying he sides in the center of the capital hard to are demanding the complete removal of all vestiges of the regime that ruled the country for predict fades they've resisted attempts by the army to impose order at these sites occupied by the protesters. a
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delegation from the transitional military council which has ceased paul in sudan has traveled to neighboring ethiopia for talks with the african union here's what a sudanese military spokesman had to say about the transition process and the aid used to monde's we're out of money off of i would like to say that we are already in the process of choosing a prime minister and to form a civilian government. so we initiated this even before this session with the african union. this is our conviction and this is also the way forward to peace but also we respect it and we are committed to the decision of the a used peace and security council has it for them now there's been some angry reaction to the statement a huge chip is than most often put on sudan in a tikhon dam sudan's military take of a saying it wasn't the appropriate response to the challenges facing the country well researcher and political commentator michael court will be gave us his take on the statement and the reaction it's baulked among some africans. african union has
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a well articulated policy premix and yet it struggles to implement them so i personally think that it's iraq tarrance and meanings when it comes to military coups because already after the peace and security can be decided that. saddam transition council military transition hands on one hand over the party the civilians. are definitely in course sanctions on them so i personally think it's high time that the african countries in the us have serious or not and the one thing they try to. do with the no backlash to once the african union's criticism or military takeover i personally think one of the reasons is because it's always been negative perception to one of the country top one to. africans think of that it's an x.
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exclusive cordon all the sports and only speaks out when one of them is to bolt and i so hope the challenge is that on one hand the african union's deterrent is there a trial lawyer and two once a military takeover and then the other hand you have him how can a hurricane actually celebrating or welcomed the idea of really tiring us. when it comes to taking some of the longest serving the leaders. that was research and political commentator michael korda will be speaking from johannesburg the next story is in uganda and the curious tailed off an island inhabited only by men and snakes about a thousand deadly cobras inhabit the island seen by the fishermen who live there as spirits rather than just snakes number some by linda sits about five kilometers off the shore in lake victoria not that women are allowed on to the island only for
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short visits but they cannot stay over night. correspondent j.s. mogambo sent us this report from the island of snakes. island unlike victoria. home to over one hundred fifty thousand birds which give the island a rather particular sound. down below them on the ground a much quieter beast's. over one thousand cobras from the island in a unique example of color existence with man. but. do not be chinese natives these are spirits of the island attached to a culture. over one hundred fishermen live on the island. and the man will cut is the most experienced. he has lived here for more than
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thirty five years. an old man of the sea he has retired from commercial fishing. to ninety seven year old is the custodian of long held customs which for big killing the snakes. reza believed to be the spirits of a south korean island. catalyses yes never seen a cobra attack a no one except once when he was attacked himself. in the lower. you. must have angered the snake when i carried it out of the house so that i could sleep but it crawled back in but picked it up again and threw it out and then went to bed early i would notice donna surely it crawled back in. but this time i picked it up and it turned its head in bit me. in the snake shouldn't be harassed even if it means sharing a bed with someone. for that
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reason this makes most freely in and out of the would you now seems. to have lived your whole. family the fishermen of no reason to panic some even think it's a blessing from the spirits. if it comes into your house that's a spiritual visit. just tell the snake you have no problem and it will not cause you any trouble. is the name of the island spirits. its traditions are rather strict no one cuts down a tree for any reason. bugs to shouldn't be killed and their eggs must not be eaten. but the custom of the prohibits women on the island is the one that is toughest for the fishermen. so don't you know what i would be good to finish your work and go home
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and see your family every day you know how your child spent the night to know what they read and unfortunately it's not possible here for one of the it's. so i can tell you has to leave the island at least once every two weeks to see his family. at this landing site cord. tell you also so the scotch. when the fishermen meet and tell here many wants to go to the island with him but he sees that only a limited number. of time and. we came up with a resolution to use a space that can only accommodated to two hundred people on the island. the rest of the land is on the conservation of what is breeding grounds for the. breeding ground for the words. traditionally women do not fish in this part of uganda. but some are curious about the full b.
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denial and. again if we were allowed to go there it would be nice to set up a business there but we can't do that and i take it that. it's taboo it's been like that since. time immemorial no women allowed we can't let that happen. right. i don't want to things that a large population would treat in the islands responded a faceted. he suffered a couple of pain so pics from the green hated girls. but he would rather stay here with the mobile ads and this makes them humans. know. that and those were fishermen seitel for inmates crotch it's another chance for caught jungle to watch over the south korean island as the sun goes down.
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now the chaos of lagos isn't a laughing matter if you're stuck in traffic all coping with any of the problems life throws your way and there are many ways of dealing with the stress of some young nigerian slow problems can be put off the way take a look at some rising young stars in the country's comedy scene on and off line. you know i want to be create comedy sketches to make lives daily show growth in one area. the right. i just want people to really fast break what i make good use for i just want to be like oh yeah that happens to me you know the i just wowed or like you in a way that it's possible that it will happen in you know a real life situation with more than one million followers on instagram my ragin is
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one of the most popular comedians on one gerry and social media fans say has sketches helped him escape from the hatch of everyday life in lagos right. now very very fresh actually distressed like the question when you are angry you just watch it just keep thinking nothing you forget what you've been going to the. missionary. basement izo from the dead it was so i found i did it social media isn't the only option for people to all mind. comedy clubs are springing up across me right from the dawn a stand up comedian himself opened this one every friday night people gather here for a laugh and. don't says apart from offering entertainment before mean
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clubs like this is a source of extra cash for aspiring comedians a lot of young guys that have naturally funny if you see some comedians perform. paid for this work so they quit the job because there's no job so creative job. at a time when i'm sure. struggling with unemployment and economic hardship comedy is providing a means of escape both online and offline maradi says making people laugh through have videos is the most fulfilling part of our work they have received so many messages from people being over. videos and i felt so much better used to be depressed or in time depressed that what your videos i mean makes me so happy that's like one thing that makes me feel very few margie says she would like to go to film school one day and become
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dangerous. floods and droughts climate change become the main driver of mass migration you can write any kind of kicks not if you want them to come to. the colonists it starts here thirtieth on t w. welcome to our culture today as calls come from around the world to rebuild cathedral in paris after the terrible fire that raged on monday evening we will be devoting our news to the cultural significance of this masterpiece down the ages. took over one hundred years to build finally being completed in the thirteenth century we'll be looking at the historical significance of this building since then
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. victor goes famous book the hunchback of notre dame influenced its restoration in the nineteenth century and more recently the movies and a musical made of that story and how of course it has brought millions of tourists to visit this landmark in paris every year also we'll talk about the hopes for its restoration. for all this i'm joined by my colleague david levitz who's been following the story and the deed you visited. many times well as have you robin and if like like you were and frankly hundreds of millions of people who probably have visited it today there is this this very mixed feeling on the one hand the sense of devastation at what has been lost but on the other hand an almost euphoric relief at how much of you know it was saved from the fire the iconic bell towers survive.

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